ASH Directions

Updates on policy or legislative changes that impact all of us, and how ASH and its various committees are working for you.

  • January 2017 Annual Meeting Edition: ASH Medical Educators Institute, New ASH On Demand Webinars, and more Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 | January Annual Meeting Edition 2017, Volume 3, Issue 2

    ASH Emphasizes the Importance of Medical Education Careers With ASH MEI The American Society of Hematology (ASH) Medical Educators Institute (MEI) is designed to develop future leaders in hematology education by providing a “boot camp” in teaching techniques and critical topics in medical education. Participants will also work with a mentor on a scholarly project […]

  • January 2017: ASH Scholar Award Recipients, Visitor Training Program Open, and more Thursday, December 29th, 2016 | January 2017, Volume 3, Issue 1

    2017 ASH Scholar Award Recipients Announced For more than 30 years, the ASH Scholar Awards have financially supported fellows and junior faculty as they transition from training programs to careers as independent hematology investigators. Each Scholar Award provides up to $100,000 for fellows and $150,000 for junior faculty over a two- to three-year period. The […]

  • December 2016: ASH Announces Congressional Fellowship, ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Sickle Cell Disease, and more Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | December 2016, Volume 2, Issue 12

    Announcing the ASH Congressional Fellowship The ASH Congressional Fellowship is a new program, offered through a partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), that allows ASH members with an interest in health policy to work with members of Congress for an academic year. The selected fellows will develop scientific and evidence-based […]

  • November 2016: ASH Announces New 2017 Executive Committee Members, and more Thursday, October 27th, 2016 | November 2016, Volume 2, Issue 11

    ASH Announces New 2017 Executive Committee Members On October 26, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced the election of four new members to its Executive Committee, the governing body of the organization, for terms beginning after the 2016 ASH Annual Meeting December 3-6 in San Diego, CA: Roy L. Silverstein, MD, will serve as vice […]

  • October 2016: ASH’s Sickle Cell Disease Coalition, new Hematologist podcast, and more Monday, October 3rd, 2016 | October 2016, Volume 2, Issue 10

    ‘It Takes a Village … and We Need a Village’ Report on Sickle Cell Disease Suggests That Current State of Treatment and Care is Inadequate and Improvements Are Needed “It takes a village …” was the theme running throughout the September 6 press conference that launched the Sickle Cell Disease Coalition ­– a partnership whose […]

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